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June 24, 2013

Veto J. Baciuska

Veto J. Baciuska

AFTON — Veto J. Baciuska, 89, of Afton, died at 9 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital.

He was predeceased by his wife, Lillian W. Baciuska; and son, Arthur Baciuska.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Judith Baciuska, Afton; daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Gary Spear, Harpursville; daughter-in-law, Holly Baciuska, Afton; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Paul), Ronald (Shannon), Jason, Shannon, Justin (Frances), Karen and Arthur; 18 great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Lynette Baciuska, Frances Baciuska and Madeline Overby; two special great- nephews, George and Robert Palmetier; and also several other nieces and nephews.

He was a retired superintendent for Afton Highway Department and a lifelong farmer.

Funeral services will be held at the Osterhoudt-Madden Funeral Home, 69-71 Maple St., Harpursville at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Maryann Palmetier of Hope Congregational Church, Afton, will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Afton. 

The family will receive friends at the Osterhoudt-Madden Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at

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